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Retiring in Japan: What's the Best Strategy?
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Retiring in Japan: What’s the Best Strategy?

Don't sleepwalk into a miserable old age—it's easy to retire in Japan if you prepare well in advance. These are the steps you need to take.

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Advance Your Career with a Business Degree from Doshisha University

Take advantage of a unique learning environment with this Global MBA Program in Kyoto.

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Recruiters at Apex Thrive Under Any Circumstance

One of Japan’s top recruitment agencies is seeking professionals to join its award-winning team.

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A Coronavirus Christmas: How Foreign Teachers are Coping Without Going Home for the Holidays

With international travel heavily restricted, how are some of Japan’s foreign teachers coping with the situation?

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6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Working At a Japanese Company

Do NOT underestimate the power of nomikai and other tips!

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How to Get an IT Job in Japan, Tips From Hiring Managers

Ace your interview and excel in Japan’s competitive IT job market with this expert advice.

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You Should Learn These Basic Japanese Job Interview Questions

Don’t get caught off guard at the interview. Prepare, practice, perform!

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A Day in the Life of a Frustrated Eikaiwa Teacher

I'm (not) fine, thank you. And you?

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The 4 Types of Remote Workers in Japan

Why shower when you can just roll over onto the floor and start working? Hell, why even leave the bed?

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What are ALTs’ Rights During the Coronavirus School Closures in Japan?

Assistant Language Teachers are still entitled to a percentage of their pay if their schools are closed during the shutdown.

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How Will Japan’s New “Equal Pay” Law Affect ALTs?

This April, many Assistant Language Teachers will have a very different contract. Here are the pros and cons.

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7 Weird Questions Female ALTs Get Asked While Teaching English in Japan

Yes, I have a boyfriend Shota-kun. No, I will not marry you, Shota-kun!

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